Styx is an American rock
band, and the first musical act to ever have four consecutive multi-platinum albums. The group originally formed in the Chicago, Illinois, area in 1961 as "The Tradewinds
". This earliest line-up of the group included vocalist, pianist, keyboardist, and accordion player Dennis DeYoung, and a rhythm section comprising brothers Chuck Panozzo and John Panozzo on bass and drums, respectively.